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STATE TEACHERS COLLEGE NEWS LETTER
1. Question: What team won the
Eastern Inter-Collegiate Athletic Con-
tcrence title in 1947 and 1948?
Answer; Elizabeth City State
2. Question: Between what schools
was the first collegiate football game?
Answer: Rutgers and Princeton.
3. Question: Wliat has been the
score between Elizabeth City and
Fayetteville for the past three years?
Answer: 0-0, 7-7, 0-0.
4. Question: How many Dodgers
made the 1951 All National League
Answer: Five—Roy Campanella,
I’ec Wee Reese, Don Newcombe,
Jackie Robinson, and Gil Hodges.
.5. Question: In what conference is
Savannah State College?
Answer: Southeastern Athletic Con-
6. Question: What schools in North
Carolina make up the “Big Four”?
Answer: Duke, University of N. C.,
N. C. State and Wake Forest.
7. Question: Who is Florence
Answer: An American woman who
swam the Enghsh Channel botli ways
8. Question: What members of our
present football team made the first
team for All E.I.A.C. selections?
Answer: George Clarke, guard;
Vernon Randall end, and Robert
Scott, honorable mention for the
Watch for them at the football games.
An outstanding prospect in the ath
letic field comes in the personage of
Al Smith, who hails from Douglass
High School in Huntington, West
Virginia. He plays left half in foot
ball and forward in basketball. Inci
dentally, his school won state foot
ball championship in 1947 and the
state basketball championship i n
19.51. He was a catcher on his
school’s baseball team and also box
ed in the Golden Gloves Tourney in
Huntington, West V'irginia, for two
years. He also has gained recognition
by rimning the 100 yard dash in 9.10
minutes. Now don’t tell him that I
told you, but he can buckdancc quite
a bit too.
.■\nother athlete \'0u may have
spotted on the campus, by the beard
he sports, is Richard Hales from Ad
dison High School in Roanoke, ^'ir-
ginia. He execis as a tackle.
A six-footer right is James “Mud”
Greer who also is from Douglass
High School in Huntington, \\’. V'a.
He plays end in football, ccnter in
basketball and first base in baseball.
He also sings, what I don’t know.
I.istcn, and maybe >'Ou’ll be able to
Alex Barksdale from Addison High
School in Roanoke, \’irgiuia, plays left
half in football, forward in basketball
and second i)asc in basebidl. He also
likes to wri'slle and play tennis.
I should think that for all the \ig-
orous fn'shuH'ii that wc ha\'c enter
ing this f:ill, we should let Mr. Powe
start a boxing team, Mr. Martin a
track team and Mr. 'I'hoiuas a wrest
It is good to know that you’re to
make Elizabeth City State Teachers
College your home for at least four
years. I hope that during your ex
perience here you will learn to par
ticipate whole-heartedly in as many
of the activities on the campus as pos
sible. Participation in the various ac
tivities (Basketball, dance group,
football, etc.) provides for social in-
tergation, understanding of cooperat
ion and human relationships, and will
broaden your social, physical and in
tellectual scope which will be neces
sary for a college graduate.
Now that you’re a part of us, you
should assume the responsibility and
sense of duty toward making your
school one of the best. The first step
toward this goal is to display positive
attitudes that will make for strong
As a last thought, remember, hold
your heads high whether we win or
Physical Education Dept.
E. M. Gamble
I take this opportunity to welcome
the freshmen and new students to
Elizabeth City State Teachers Col
lege. I am hoping that the matter of
adjustment to their new surrouund-
ings won’t be to difficult and that
soon they will take an active part in
making this the kind of school that
they can be proud of. I hope you
won’t hesitate to call on me if I can
ever be of ser\ice to you.
Physical Education Dept.
State Trounces the
Smith, Rinehardt, Marsh and
Thompson equal 20 points
Playing their first conference game
of the season, S.T.C. sluggishly ran
roughshod over the Livingstone Col
lege “Bears”. Freshmen backs, Ray
Rinehardt and Al Smith, scored the
first t w o touchdowns. Sophomore
back. Perry Marsh, ran three consecu
tive times to the right: the la.st time
to score standing up. Red Thompson
made good two out of three points
The Elizabeth City team did not
play up to par. In spots John Jackson,
John Cashwell, and William Andrews
stood defensively. Coach Williams
used three quarter-backs in bringing
about this victory, (Booth, King, and
Scott). Parker, Pemberton, Chambers,
Gibbs and Payton stood out for the
Livingstone team, but could not match
wits with the “Fighting Pirates.” State
has garnered 46 points while giving
up only 26.
Score by periods:
Elizabeth City 6 7 0 7—20
Livingstone 0 0 0 0— 0
St. Augustine Licks
S.T.C., Clarke Scores
Ale.xander Barksdale, freshman half
back from Roanoke, Virginia, eased
his way through the Bears’ forward
wall many times to set up scoring
pimchess — Guard George Clarke
played his usual hard hitting game —
Bobby King, freshman quarter-back,
seems to be very promising. In a few
games he should be “right”.
Bobby Clarke, senior back of S|
Augustine, passed and ran his teait
to \ictory over a helpless Elizabel]
City eleven. St. Augustine scored ir
the first two minutes of the ga,i,f
After holding the Pirate eleven fm
less than ten yards, St. Augustiit
took over on S.T.C.’s 48 yard line. Tit
first touchdown was set up wlier'
Clarke hit left end Clements witli ai
end over end pass. With the ball resl
ing on about the 5 yard line of EIh.
abeth City, Clarke hit the right sidt
of the line to score. The point aftei
T.D. failed on the part of McDowpII
Early in the second quarter Eliz-
abeth City took on new life wher
quarterback Booth passed a long ,iei.
ial to left end Greer who scored. Tin
conversion by Thompson was good a
Elizabeth City led 7-6. Later CLirkf
scored a running play and the convers.
ion by McDowell was good as St
Augustine led at half-time 13-7.
The third St. Augustine T.D. cam
on a handoff from quarterback Yate-
to Clarke who ran to the direction nl
the sidelines and heaved a long pas-
again to Clements. The try for tli(
extra-point was bottled up hy tl«
forward of S.T.C.
Score by periods:
Elizabeth City 7 0 0 0—;
St. Augustine 6 7 6 fi—i'
Saturday, October 27
MORRISTOWN RED DAIDER.S
at Morristown, Tcnn.
STATE TEACHERS COLLEGE
— versus —
Saturday, November 3
.PARADE ILOO A. M.